• Recipe: Lemon Extra Virgin Olive Oil Cake

    Fabulous moist cake using olive oil instead of butter. This is a great cake with a moreish fruity texture and fragrance from the olive oil. This is flavoured with fresh lemon and filled with lemon curd. Serves 8 Ingredients: · 275g/10oz caster sugar · 3 medium eggs · Zest and juice of 1 ½ unwaxed […]

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  • Recipe: How to make Herbed Olive Oil Ice Cubes

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  • Recipe: Russian Salad with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Ingredients: · 400 gr. potatoes · 200 gr. carrots · 125 gr. tinned peas · 1/2 tin of sweet red pepper · 125 gr. tinned tuna · 2 eggs · Salt. For the mayonnaise: · 3 egg yolks · 200 ml. Extra Virgin Olive oil · 1/2 lemon (or 1 spoonful of vinegar) · Salt. […]

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  • Recipe: Pork Fillet With Extra Virgin Olive Oil Bean Mash

    Exceptionally tasty supper dish with the fillet wrapped in smoked streaky bacon before cooking and the mashed haricot beans liberally anointed with extra virgin olive oil. Serves 4 Ingredients: · 1 pork fillet · 10 rashers smoked, rindless streaky bacon · 5 tbsp extra virgin olive oil · 2 x 400g cans haricot beans · […]

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  • Chunky White Fish With Garlic, Lemon & Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Serves 4 Ingredients: · 225g/8oz baby new potatoes · Handful flat leaf parsley · 2 fat cloves garlic, peeled and sliced · Zest and juice of a lemon · 7 tbsp Greek Extra Virgin Olive Oil · Salt and freshly ground white pepper · 4 x175g/6oz hake – or other white fish steaks Method: · […]

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  • Recipe: A Warm Summer Salad with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Extra virgin olive oil is a key feature of the Mediterranean diet. It is no wonder Mediterranean diets are so healthy – they use extra virgin olive oil as a key ingredient in baking, roasting and dressings. Adding a drizzle of extra virgin olive oil over ingredients such as meat, fish and vegetables not only […]

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  • Recipe: Banana Bread with Chocolate and Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    INGREDIENTS 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour 3/4 cup dark brown sugar 3/4 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp salt 1 cup chopped dark chocolate 1/3 cup extra-virgin olive oil 2 large eggs, lightly beaten 3 ripe bananas mashed, 1/4 cup plain yogurt 1 tsp freshly grated lemon zest 1 tsp vanilla extract […]

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  • Recipe: Olive Oil Bundt Cake with Tangerine Glaze

    Serves:16 Have a recipe you’d like to use Extra Virgin Olive Oil in instead of butter? This “Better than Butter” recipe series offers a collection of recipes that illustrate why Extra Virgin Olive Oil is the versatile, flavorful, and healthful alternative to butter. Ingredients: Cooking spray 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 2 1/2 cups granulated sugar […]

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  • Recipe: Balsamic chicken with rosemary & Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Serves 4, with leftovers Ingrediends 3 tablespoons chopped fresh rosemary 5 cloves garlic, finely chopped 2 tablespoons of Extra Virgin Olive Oil 1 teaspoon salt 6 bone-in chicken breast halves (about 4 1/2 pounds total) 4 teaspoons high-quality balsamic vinegar Method 1. Set the oven at 400 degrees. Have on hand a large rimmed baking […]

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  • In the kitchen with Olive Oil

    Usages of Olive Oil Dipping As done often in restaurants, Olive Oil is served in a small dish and bread is dipped to add flavor and moisture to every bite taken. This can be done in the place of butter Just make sure to catch those drips! Dressing Olive oil is best consumed in its […]

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  • Recipt: Italian Beef Olives

    Ingredients 6 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 75g pine nuts 2 garlic cloves, crushed 75g Parmesan cheese, grated 2 tbsp fresh chopped flat leaf parsley 2 tbsp chopped fresh basil 4 x 100g thin-cut steaks 4 slices Parma ham, halved 450g fresh tomatoes, peeled and chopped 150ml red wine Pasta to serve Method Preheat the […]

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  • Recipe: Grilled Vegetable Couscous Salad

    Ingredients 250g couscous 300ml (½pt) hot vegetable stock 1 red and 1 yellow pepper, deseeded and cut into chunks 2 medium courgettes, trimmed and thickly sliced 2-3 small red onions, peeled and quartered 2 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 3 tbsp freshly chopped coriander Harissa Style Dressing: 6 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 tbsp […]

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  • Recipe: Prawn Bruschetta with Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Ingredients Ciabatta loaf (approx ½) 1 garlic clove, halved 6 tbsp Extra Virgin Olive Oil 4-6 tbsp Classic Pesto Topping : 200g cooked and peeled, cold water prawns 4 spring onions, trimmed and finely chopped ¼ red pepper, finely chopped Method 1. (Topping) Roughly chop the prawns, mix with the onions, red pepper and 2 […]

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  • Olive Oil Gelato turns the healthy cooking ingredient into a sweet treat for hot summer days

    Accademia Italiana della Cucina delegate Orietta Gianjorio shares a recipe for a cool and healthy treat. Olive Oil Gelato turns the healthy cooking ingredient into a sweet treat for hot summer days Olive Oil Gelato (4 servings) Ingredients: 1 cup of raw sugar 1 cup heavy cream 1 cup of half and half 6 egg […]

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